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For visitors to Duns PlayFest, there's a wide variety of local accommodation, including hotels, Airbnbs, and bed & breakfasts in and around Duns and the nearby towns and villages.



In the centre of Duns itself, The White Swan Hotel is only five minutes from The Volunteer Hall, with rooms currently available from £75 ( ).

Off the Market Square, Duns Guest Rooms are also located five minutes from the main venue (details on with rooms from £90.

Further a field, The Allanton Inn ( six miles), The Craw Inn in Auchencrow  ( eight miles), and The Wheatsheaf in Swinton (https// six miles) all offer accommodation, good food, and an excellent pint.


There are several fabulous Airbnbs in the area, including The Den in the nearby village of Gavinton (just over a mile away) with rooms from £81 a night, and Millar Organics Farmhouse Cottage ( from £80 located on an organic farm, also in Gavinton.

Self-catering in style

For those on a larger budget, The Groom’s Cottage (Airbnb etc) is set in the grounds in the Georgian stables at  Wedderburn Castle, only two miles from Duns. It can be booked for £150 a night.


A more rustic and rural option is The Woodland Cabin (Airbnb etc), set on the edge of a forest in the quaint, nearby village of Abbey St Bathans from £85 a night (8 miles).


Campers and caravanners can stay at Blackadder Holiday Park in the nearby village of Greenlaw ( eight miles away).


There are plenty of options, whether you are just coming for a couple of days or staying a bit longer. So why not treat yourself to a Full Festival Pass (Early Bird discount if bought before April 15th), stay the week and enjoy your money's worth?

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